Volunteer Spirit: Eleven year old turns field trip into fundraiser

Jordan Bishop is in the fifth grade at Adrian Barnett Elementary School.
But he knows how to make money.
He needs $16,500, and plans to make it several ways, with jewelry and matchbox art.

He even has his own company, "Jewelry by J.B."
Jordan sells his products at craft shows and doesn't keep any of the cash. Jordan is raising money to pay for his classmates to attend the annual 5th grade safety patrol trip to Washington D.C. through AAA at the end of the school year.

Jordan, who loves history and is excited about seeing he monuments and the capital says, "I want my friends to be able to experience this and money shouldn't be a factor, a reason not to attend."

It cost more than $400.00 per student to attend.

Jordan and friends have also been selling Krispy Kreme donuts with help from the Fountain City location. And next: pizza coupons and candy bars.

You can check out Jordan's crafts at the Winter Arts and Crafts show at the Fountain City Lions Club building at Fountain City Park.
Friday, February 21 until 8:00pm
Saturday, February 22 from 9:00am - 6:00pm

Jordan and his mom, Angela added a big thanks to his Safety Patrol classmates and their parents for all the help that they have done in helping with the fundraiser, his teacher, Mr. Greg Green, and the local businesses that has donated items.


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